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Bento Goncalves— 6 nights
Wine Capital of Brazil
Founded in 1875, the young city of Bento Goncalves boasts a rich recent history and attractions that tastefully complement its surrounding natural features.Museum-lovers will get to explore Vidraria Madelustre and Fundacao Ernesto Frederico Scheffel. Aurora Winery and Caminhos de Pedra will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Bento Goncalves: Dois Lajeados (Casa Recanto da Ferrovia & Mula Preta Viaduct), Itapuca Grotto (in Anta Gorda) and Atelier Flavio Scholles (in Morro Reuter). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Casa Valduga Winery, look for all kinds of wild species at Vale do Rio das Antas, take an in-depth tour of Museu Ambiencia Casa de Pedra, and explore by horseback at Haras Recando do Gaucho.
To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bento Goncalves holiday planning website .
Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Bento Goncalves
Dois Lajeados, Parasailing & Paragliding, Vidraria Madelustre - Mundo do Vidro, Itapuca Grotto, Atelier Flavio Scholles
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